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May 21, 2015

What Is A Rental Guarantor And Why Do You Need One?

Looking for an apartment in Japan? You’ll need a guarantor. Read on for tips on guarantors and what to do if you don’t have one

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April 24, 2015

Start Your Business at Ryozan Park Share Office

Ryozan Park share office in Otsuka is a brand-new workspace that won’t just benefit your business but your social life too.

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April 16, 2015

Japanese Baseball at the Seibu Dome

Baseball, beer and free wifi at the home of the Seibu Lions

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April 14, 2015

What do Japanese Apartment Layout Terms Mean?

Confused about the layout terminology of Japanese apartments? Read on for GaijinPot’s guide to Japanese apartment terms and finding your dream LDK away from home.

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March 26, 2015

10 Things You Need to Rent an Apartment in Japan

Looking for an apartment in Japan? Here are 10 essential things to prepare before you start your search

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February 16, 2015

What’s The Deal With Key Money?

It’s time this outdated practice is stopped. Only rent from landlords who don’t charge any key money.

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January 25, 2015

6 Ways To Find Furniture For Your Japanese Apartment

Need to furnish your new home in Japan? GaijinPot’s how-to guide has the best places to find quality and affordable furniture in Japan.

© Copyright Glen Claydon
January 21, 2015

Skiing and Snowboarding in Japan

The coldest months of Japanese winter are long, so crawl out from under that kotatsu and make the best of it with this How-To Guide on skiing and snowboarding in Japan.

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January 10, 2015

Learning Japanese with the Kumon Japanese Language Program



If you haven’t found a Japanese course that’s the right fit, the Kumon method could be up right up your linguistic street!

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December 12, 2014

Renting in Japan made easier with Bilingual Brokerage Assistance

Renting an apartment in Japan doesn’t have to be difficult. Learn more about the GaijinPot Bilingual Brokerage Assistance service.

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November 20, 2014

Nengajo: How to send a Japanese New Years Postcard


Living in Japan or know somebody who does? Here’s how to send a nengajo and win top culture points for 2015!

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November 16, 2014

Books, Dinosaur Heads and Chili Dogs @ Marunouchi Reading Style

Grab a book from one of the sleek shelves of this bookstore/‘zakka’/café’ and try not to spill any of your delicious lunch on it.

wine
November 13, 2014

Toast the Autumn season at the Ashikaga Wine Festival

Head to Coco Farm & Winery for this year’s popular autumn Ashikaga wine festival.

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